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I started knitting in the long cold winters of Armenia while serving in the Peace Corps. Knitting was a way for me to keep some remaining shreds of sanity. My first knitting projects were small toys ...

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Anteros Shawl

from Mari Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Anteros Shawl
Anteros Shawl
Anteros Shawl
Anteros Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase, yo,

Pattern Description:

Anteros is the god of requited love in greek mythology. What's better than being wrapped up in your favorite shawl on a cold day? This shawl is simple and elegant, you'll love knitting it and wearing it, and it'll love you too!

This pattern is for a simple and elegant shawl that features lovely lace stripes. The shawl is worked from the top down, beginning with a garter stitch tab. This shawl is easy to customize, and after beginning the stockinette portion you could begin working the lace stripes as early or as late as you would like. You can also choose to make the lace or stockinette stripes larger, or work more or less stripes.

Any lace, fingering, sport, or DK weight yarn can be used for this shawl. The size and amount of yarn will vary according to the weight and quantity of yarn used.

The sample shown uses 500 yards of fingering weight yarn and measures 66" x 26" at center spine (168 x 66 cm).


Gauge is not essential for this pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • sizes vary, pattern can be made in a variety of yarns


  • US 6 (4mm) 32" circular knitting needles

You Will Also Need:

  • yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Swans Island Merino Fingering

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